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    Islamic finance and China

    China has become the world’s fastest growing energy consumer in the world. As the country develops, and the need for energy – specifically oil – grows, China wiill look to deepen strategic relationships with oil rich Gulf states. A result of that will be the opening of China’s banking sector to Middle East investors who follow Islamic[…..]

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    Event: China’s new corporate income tax law

    On Thursday, June 21 China Briefing will present a free seminar on the new corporate income tax law in Shanghai. The details are as follows: China’s Unified Corporate Income Tax Legislation: The Implications of the New Tax Law Dezan Shira & Associates, Shanghai office in cooperation with The Executive Centre Date: June 21, 7pm-9pm Venue: The Executive Centre, 989 Changle Lu,[…..]

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    Council on Foreign Relations releases report on U.S. presidential candidates’ China policy

    For those following the presidential primary campaigns in the United States, the Council on  Foreign Relations has released a policy guide to the candidates’ views on China. From the report: China’s rise and its effects on the United States is a growing preoccupation of U.S. policymakers and politicians. With China’s economy booming, its military prowess[…..]

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    Seeing green on China’s lakes and rivers

    The water from tap water supply companies in east China’s Wuxi city became normal Sunday afternoon, ending a water crisis caused by the bloom of blue-green algae which polluted the city’s water source.  Tap water supply for the city began to be halted on May 22, when its major source -Taihu Lake, started to stink[…..]

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    In China it’s environment vs. economic growth, and guess who’s winning…

    With China slated to pass the United States to become the world’s number one producer of greenhouse gasses by 2010, the Chinese leadership in Beijing has made moves to curb emissions and institute more stringent environmental policies. But the balance between protecting the environment and maintaining the break-away growth has not been easy to achieve[…..]

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    Lenovo moves into China’s hinterland and invests in the country’s sixth-tier

    Below is an excerpt from an article that ran in China Daily today on Lenovo’s plans to expand into China’s fourth- to sixth-tier cities: Lenovo will expand its presence in rural China to maintain its competitive edge, according to one of the computer giant’s top managers. “China’s fourth- to sixth-tier cities will become our major growth[…..]

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    June issue of China Briefing out now

    The June issue of China Briefing is out now. This issue deals with upgrading your China business entity – from an existing representative office, to a trading company (foreign invested commercial enterprise) or a fully fledged manufacturing organization – a wholly foreign owned enterprise. We look at the implications of how to handle your RO,[…..]

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    Shanghai rental rates for expats ranked 8th in world, Beijing 11th

    The average rental rate for a three-bedroom in an expatriate community in Shanghai is US$4,000 per month according to a recent survey by ECA International. Shanghai rental rents rose five percent from the previous year, while the rental rate for a similar apartment in Beijing dropped six percent from 2005 to an average price of US$3,840, for[…..]

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